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The Resource Black girl/white girl : a novel, Joyce Carol Oates

Black girl/white girl : a novel, Joyce Carol Oates

Label
Black girl/white girl : a novel
Title
Black girl/white girl
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Joyce Carol Oates
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Remembering Minette Swift, the talented, assertive, 19-year-old African-American girl enrolled as a scholarship student in an exclusive, mostly white liberal arts college near Philadelphia who died under mysterious circumstances fifteen years earlier, Genna, her former roommate, begins an unofficial inquiry into her death. As she reconstructs their tumultuous freshman year at the college in race-torn 1960s Philadelphia, Genna is led also to reconstruct her life as the daughter of a famous "radical-hippie-lawyer" of the 1960s
Summary
Remembering Minette Swift, the talented, assertive, 19-year-old African-American girl enrolled as a scholarship student in an exclusive, mostly white liberal arts college near Philadelphia who died under mysterious circumstances fifteen years earlier, Genna, her former roommate, begins an unofficial inquiry into her death. As she reconstructs their tumultuous freshman year at the college in race-torn 1960s Philadelphia, Genna is led also to reconstruct her life as the daughter of a famous "radical-hippie-lawyer" of the 1960s
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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146755
Cataloging source
DLC
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1938-
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Oates, Joyce Carol
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3565.A8
LC item number
B46 2006
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Race relations
  • African American women
  • Women college students
Target audience
adult
Label
Black girl/white girl : a novel, Joyce Carol Oates
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm69734673
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
272 p.
Isbn
9780061125645
Isbn Type
(hardcover ; alk. paper)
Lccn
2006048306
System control number
(OCoLC)69734673
Label
Black girl/white girl : a novel, Joyce Carol Oates
Publication
Control code
ocm69734673
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
272 p.
Isbn
9780061125645
Isbn Type
(hardcover ; alk. paper)
Lccn
2006048306
System control number
(OCoLC)69734673

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